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OSI Connect is a comprehensive learning and self-management tool toassist Canadian veterans and RCMP community with common mentalhealth concerns. Built for iPad, iPhone, Android, OSI Connect isportable and provides information and assistance at the touch of abutton. PTSD, anxiety, depression, and substance abuse are alltypes of operational stress injuries (OSI). Canadian veterans andRCMP need to know that OSI Clinics across Canada specialize intreating these conditions that come from combat, grief, high stresssituations or operational fatigue. We are here to help you and yourfamily. Recognizing that you need help, and getting the help youneed, takes real courage. Check out the details to start feelingbetter soon. An operational stress injury (OSI) is anypersistent psychological difficulty resulting from operationalduties performed during military or RCMP service. It includes arange of health problems such as anxiety disorders, depressivedisorders, substance use and Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD)as well as other conditions that may be less severe, but stillinterfere with daily functioning. Many experiences can causeoperational stress. Although active combat is certainly one ofthem, there are many other events that are part of the risk ofserving in the military or RCMP that can cause such injuries.Taking part in search-and-rescue operations, being involved in atraining accident, handling injured bodies, witnessing civilianatrocities or being involved in civilian disaster aid can all causemoderate to severe stress reactions. When these experiencesinterfere with a person's life, the result is an operational stressinjury. An OSI can affect others in the person's life, leading tomarital and family problems. OSIs can also produce physicalsymptoms such as stomach upset, headaches, and sleep problems, andthey can make chronic pain problems worse. Canada has a network ofspecialized clinics designed to successfully treat operationalstress injuries of veterans and RCMP. The clinics are committed tofour key areas - assessment, treatment, networking and research inits efforts to understand and successfully treat clients and theirfamilies who have operational stress injuries. Each clinic has adedicated professional team that includes psychiatrists,psychologists, social workers, mental health nurses, and otherspecialized clinicians. They use their knowledge of the militaryand police cultures to develop personalized treatment plans incollaboration with each client. The spouse and close family memberscan also be involved in the treatment process. Through thisspecialized treatment, clients address difficulties, developtreatment objectives, find resources, and improve their quality oflife. While continuing to live in their community, clients attendperiodic appointments at the OSI clinic except for the residentialand inpatient stabilization treatment programs. In addition toclinical assessment, clients are offered a variety of treatmentoptions including individual therapies, group sessions,psycho-education sessions and access to other resources. Clientsmay be referred to an addiction treatment centre for specializedcounselling services if alcohol dependency, substance abuse, orgambling difficulties require more intensive treatment. Clientsmust be referred to one of the OSI Clinics by Veteran AffairsCanada, Canadian Forces or RCMP.  

 Regular and ReserveMembers of Canadian Forces: Speak with your Medical Officer orSocial Worker on the Base to discuss your concern.

 Currentmembers of the RCMP: Speak with your Health Services Officer orRCMP Psychologist.

 Retired Canadian Forces or retired RCMP: Speakwith Veterans Affairs Canada National Client Contact Centre at:English: 1-866-522-2122 French: 1-866-522-2022 To talk to a PeerSupport Coordinator, call the Operational Stress Injury SocialSupport (OSISS) Program at 1-800-883-6094

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OSI Connect 5.1.0 APK
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OSI Connect is a comprehensive learning and self-management tool toassist Canadian veterans and RCMP community with common mentalhealth concerns. Built for iPad, iPhone, Android, OSI Connect isportable and provides information and assistance at the touch of abutton. PTSD, anxiety, depression, and substance abuse are alltypes of operational stress injuries (OSI). Canadian veterans andRCMP need to know that OSI Clinics across Canada specialize intreating these conditions that come from combat, grief, high stresssituations or operational fatigue. We are here to help you and yourfamily. Recognizing that you need help, and getting the help youneed, takes real courage. Check out the details to start feelingbetter soon. An operational stress injury (OSI) is anypersistent psychological difficulty resulting from operationalduties performed during military or RCMP service. It includes arange of health problems such as anxiety disorders, depressivedisorders, substance use and Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD)as well as other conditions that may be less severe, but stillinterfere with daily functioning. Many experiences can causeoperational stress. Although active combat is certainly one ofthem, there are many other events that are part of the risk ofserving in the military or RCMP that can cause such injuries.Taking part in search-and-rescue operations, being involved in atraining accident, handling injured bodies, witnessing civilianatrocities or being involved in civilian disaster aid can all causemoderate to severe stress reactions. When these experiencesinterfere with a person's life, the result is an operational stressinjury. An OSI can affect others in the person's life, leading tomarital and family problems. OSIs can also produce physicalsymptoms such as stomach upset, headaches, and sleep problems, andthey can make chronic pain problems worse. Canada has a network ofspecialized clinics designed to successfully treat operationalstress injuries of veterans and RCMP. The clinics are committed tofour key areas - assessment, treatment, networking and research inits efforts to understand and successfully treat clients and theirfamilies who have operational stress injuries. Each clinic has adedicated professional team that includes psychiatrists,psychologists, social workers, mental health nurses, and otherspecialized clinicians. They use their knowledge of the militaryand police cultures to develop personalized treatment plans incollaboration with each client. The spouse and close family memberscan also be involved in the treatment process. Through thisspecialized treatment, clients address difficulties, developtreatment objectives, find resources, and improve their quality oflife. While continuing to live in their community, clients attendperiodic appointments at the OSI clinic except for the residentialand inpatient stabilization treatment programs. In addition toclinical assessment, clients are offered a variety of treatmentoptions including individual therapies, group sessions,psycho-education sessions and access to other resources. Clientsmay be referred to an addiction treatment centre for specializedcounselling services if alcohol dependency, substance abuse, orgambling difficulties require more intensive treatment. Clientsmust be referred to one of the OSI Clinics by Veteran AffairsCanada, Canadian Forces or RCMP.  

 Regular and ReserveMembers of Canadian Forces: Speak with your Medical Officer orSocial Worker on the Base to discuss your concern.

 Currentmembers of the RCMP: Speak with your Health Services Officer orRCMP Psychologist.

 Retired Canadian Forces or retired RCMP: Speakwith Veterans Affairs Canada National Client Contact Centre at:English: 1-866-522-2122 French: 1-866-522-2022 To talk to a PeerSupport Coordinator, call the Operational Stress Injury SocialSupport (OSISS) Program at 1-800-883-6094
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